Frederic Philip Kiehne was born March 20, 1942, in Decorah, Iowa. Fred passed away at his home in Onalaska on Saturday, July 6, 2019.
Following graduation from Harmony High School, he served in the U.S. Army for two years. Fred then returned to Harmony and began farming. On Sept. 19, 1970, he married Ramona Krenz. They continued farming in the Harmony area until 1979, when they moved to Stewartville. Along with farming, Fred was also a full-time letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service. In 2005, they moved to Onalaska.
Fred is survived by his wife, Ramona; two daughters, Janice (Brian) Schreier of La Crescent, and Amy (Eric) Schmidt of West Salem, Wis.; seven grandsons; two brothers, David (Diane) Kiehne and Neal (Mary) Kiehne; a sister-in-law, Nancy Kiehne; along with two brothers-in-law, Doug Godwin and Wally (Elaine) Krenz. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Larry Kiehne; and a sister, Judy Godwin.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 11, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Onalaska. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass Thursday at the church. Schumacher-Kish Funeral and Cremation Services, 907 Sand Lake Road, Onalaska, Wis., is assisting the family. Online guestbook is available at www.schumacher-kish .com.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Juvenile Diabetes or Catholic Charities.